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CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
saying about sticks and stones? well, words may not hurt you but word from washington are once again spooking the markets. just look at that dip right before noon. how do you protect your money from the washington speak? >>> daily deals turning to daily duds. living social announces layoffs. groupon's board discussing the future of its ceo. is time running out on those daily deal websites and their business model? >>> and, the hottest tech trends of 2013. we'll show you how you can cash in today. i'm happy to be back from washington. i'm happy sue herera is at the center of the action -- i'm just a happy guy, sue. i'm glad to have you back, too. >>> it happened just before noon. once again the markets tanking, a steep dive after discouraging words from washington on the state of the fiscal cliff. this time it was house speaker boehner speaking with reporters after meeting with treasury secretary tim geithner. eamon javers is in washington with the latest. eamon, the sentiment down here is these guys should stop talking and start crafting a deal. >> reporter: that's the sentiment here
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 1:00pm EST
national discussion about how washington can avoid the fiscal cliff. some of the senators in the center of the debate will be stopping by. we may hear from some ceos this hour. we do expect to hear from some of them at a press conference later this hour. the president, by the way, weighed in on the debate this morning as well. sue, a busy day down here in washington. >> it sure is, ty. indeed it is here as well. we are going to be joined by a very special guest, noted author and investor nassem taleb. after dropping more than 100 points in the early going, the dow sittingality the highs of the day. it's been an extremely volatile trading session, we're up just about 80 points or so. bob pisani joins me from the floor of the nyse. bob, they're parsing every word coming out of capitol hill and house speaker boehner giving a boost to the markets a bit ago. >> he did. he is a little more optimistic. but we're being blown around by the headlines. look at what happened. in the last two days on headlines coming out of the congress, first yesterday senator majority leader reid said there was littl
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
javers is in washington with the details. >> reporter: this is a bit of a surprise announcement. a lot of other names had been speculated over the past couple of days here on who might succeed mary shapiro over at s.e.c. but the tap goes to elise walter today. she is a sitting s.e.c. commissioner now. that means that the president will not have to face a bruising confirmation battle up on capitol hill for her to take over as the chair of the s.e.c. what we're told is the president is likely to appoint somebody to fill out that term after elisse walter finishes up mary shapiro's term in 2014. we expect that the president will name somebody else to follow on after elisse walter. a little bit of complicated moving and shaking here but already the consideration in washington turning to mary shapiro's legacy. she took over at one of the darkest points in american financial history in january of 2009. the s.e.c. pointing out today that just in 2011 and 2012, they've had 1,469 enforcement actions. they say that's evidence of a real crackdown over at s.e.c. on wall street wrongdoing. of course, t
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 1:00pm EST
washington, what are they going to talk about, what are they going to do. the newspapers reporting five different things. so the markets trying to assess. i think what you'll see is that it is going to test the 1,380 level, the 200-day moving average on the s&p. it tried to do that yesterday. it wants to do that again today. it wants to see if the natural buyers are going to be standing there at least supporting at that level. if it doesn't find that at the moment and we break through that, then you're going to get another reaction. momentum plays jumping on. you'll see that market, make that sharp spike down. i don't think we'll get tho that though. i think you'll find plenty of buyers at that 1,380 level. >> draghi sounded better this morning in terms of his overall outlook. it seemed to buoy stocks but it didn't hold. >> it didn't hold. the problem is still not fixed. the concern is still there. structurally it is not fixed yet, everyone knows that. they are waiting for it to be fish fixed. same way over here. europe will continue to bubble at the surface -- the fiscal cliff will con
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
. whether it's speaker boehner just a few moments ago in washington, or the president on the road in pennsylvania at a toy factory. both sides spinning, and that is leaving traders' heads spinning. eamon javers in d.c. with the latest volleys in this match. >> i'm going to try not to do anyany spinning here for you, tyler. but another day of kind of dueling press conferences here in washington. difference today is we have a little bit of a campaign style theme as the president took his act on the road to pennsylvania where he tore this toy factory up there. basically making the case for his tax cuts but he had a chance to make a toy factory joke as presidents are want to do. he said he's got a naughty and nice list back in washington. he's got certain congressmen in mind to be on that naughty and nice list. but take a listen to what the president said making the case that this is all about tax cuts for the rich and republicans wanting to preserve those. >> what's riding on this debate. this is too important to our economy. it is too important for our families to not get it done. it's
CNBC
Nov 7, 2012 1:00pm EST
to have those 100 ceos that form that organization marching down to washington. probab >> what's more important to this market? europe or the fiscal cliff? >> i actually think -- i think it would be the fiscal cliff but i have to tell you, if europe starts to implode and look what they're doing in greece today, if that movement starts to move to spain and the other countries that's going to steal the headlines. >> i think those pictures as well. even if we don't get headlines out of greece. when you see those kinds of pictures, it brings it all back home. >> it brings it all back home. then people are concerned that it gets out of control. then it starts to go to spain. starts to go to the other countries. then does it in fact come to our shores? if we go over the fiscal cliff. >> i'll see you a little later in the show. >>> phil lebeau joins us now. he's got more on the late breaking news on boeing for us. what do you got, phil? >> sue, boeing is just announcing that it is doing what essentially is -- what they're saying is not a major restructuring but is nonetheless a further restr
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm EST
america's economy is still being held hostage. the fact that washington is on vacation -- not helping. eamon javers is live on capitol hill where congress isn't. eamon. >> that's right. look behind me. see if you see any members of congress. they're not here, they're on recess for thanksgiving week. the president of the united states is in cambodia on an overseas trip of multi-days but there is still some work going on here in washington. let me walk you through thanksgiving week in washington, d.c. starting with the president who over the weekend called some major ceos including jpmorgan's jamie dimon who pick their brains about where they think we should go in terms of this fiscal cliff. he also called warren buffett and tim cook of apple. hill staffers are here today, casual monday on capitol hill, they're putting numbers on paper. democratic senate aides say they are working on language that would allow the top bush tax cuts rates to expire. they're going to hold the line on that provision. then the outside groups are mobilizing. just got an e-mail today from a group of unions inc
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 1:00pm EST
. >>> can washington rise above the partisan rancor to keep the u.s. from falling off the fiscal cliff come the first of january? eamon javers live in the nation's capital reporting on the plans that could actually save the day. >> there's a lot going on in washington this week. we're going to have a press conference from the newly re-elected president of the united states. we're going to have business groups visiting the because to talk about the fiscal cliff and we'll have high-level negotiations between members of congress and the president and his team on the fiscal cliff, all trying to avert a showdown here before the end of the year. but i want to drill down on one issue of this that might be really important to our audience which is the question of capital gains and dividends taxes, where are those headed under all of these various fiscal cliff scenarios. you talk about the different plans out there. a lot involve cap gains. simpson-bowles under that plan released last year, capital gains are taxed as ordinary income. domenchi-rivlin, cap gains. we assume what paul ryan wants to do i
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 1:00pm EST
deficit. >> we have 47 days for washington to work out a deal. this is a special edition of "power lunch" -- "rise above." as we await president obama's news conference 30 minutes away. >>> that is a live picture of the white house, everyone. the president's news conference begins in 30 minutes from now. we will count you down every step of the way. fiscal cliff will obviously be one of the top topics this hour. brian sullivan, eamon javers, john harwood is working his way into the white house right now for that news conference. they are all gathered with me. brian, we're going to begin with you. >> this is a big day at the white house. this is a big week at the white house regarding the fiscal cliff, guys. and today, 12 top ceo are coming here to the white house to meet with the president, anything from walmart to duke energy to ursula burns of xerox and nine others. they will gather up, they will huddle up and exchange ideas to try to find a fix for the fiscal cliff. the question is, how much is the president willing to give on spending cuts, how much is the gop willing to perhap
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 1:00pm EST
. >> katie nixon, thanks for being with us. >>> let's hear what washington has to say and we'll talk about that more later on this hour of -- >> tyler, despite what could be positive developments, our economy is still of course to a certain extent being held hostage as we await the outcome of those talks. representative adam schiff is a democrat. he joins us from california. welcome to the program, sir. we watched the four leaders come out. there seemed to be a sort of optimism. do you agree with what harry reid suggested, that we could have a deal before december 31? >> yes, i do. i think not only could we, but we have to. we have to come to agreement on this. it is not something that can be solved by either party acting alone. we need to reach a reasonable compromise that will reflect a shared sacrifice. my hope though, simon, is that it is not an agreement to kick the can down the road, it is not an agreement to agree later. we really ought to resolve as many of these questions as we can now because we've been kick being the can down the road for a long time and i think that's ver
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
the creation of the consumer watchdog board down in washington. we see warn ahead of the polling, neck in neck. >> traditionally democratic state? >> ted kennedy's old seat. a point of pride. >> the two states in which republican also early leads in the senate races, missouri and indiana, the republican candidates there sort of stepped in it a couple times. >> social issues have been disastrous for republicans this year, comments about rape and under what circumstances we should allow abortion have been very, very inflammatory in a couple of these races. these not helping republicans who want to take control of the senate this year. >> all right, thanks very much, eamon javers. >>> move over and talk on the house, the senate and the shifting balance of power, pardon my back there folks, ben white, chief economic correspondent with plight skoal still with us. as eamon was pointing out, the balance in both houses could be critical in determining what, if anything, gets done and how quickly it gets done on the fiscal cliff. >> republicans, might gain a couple and lose a couple, stil
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
welcome news for the president. our chief washington correspondent here with the latest numbers. hi, john. >> we've all been watching the national polls which show a dead-even race but really the race is going to be settled in the battleground states. we've got three new nbc news/"wall street journal"/maris polls of three of those states. first start with the state of iowa, in the heartland, every presidential campaign starts. president got a 6 percentage point lead, 50-44. that's very auspicious for him in a state that both parties are contesting. secondly, go to wisconsin. this is paul ryan's home state, one that republicans have been hoping to steal out of the democratic column. they haven't carried it since 1988. and you've got the democrats with a 3 percentage point lead, 49% for president obama, 46% for mitt romney. finally new hampshire, the only state in the northeast where mitt romney's a real threat to take away from democrats. president obama's got a 2 percentage point lead, 49-24. in all of these polls, we see that mitt romney is roughly even with the president on the --
CNBC
Nov 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
politico's chief washington correspondent jonathan allen. good to have you with us. with mr. christie ever formally offered the job to be romney's running mate? >> not according to reporting that my colleagues mike allen did over the weekend. certainly he was somebody who was foremost in mitt romney's mind before he went on that foreign trip. remember he went over to london for the olympics and some other countries. by the time he came back he wanted paul ryan. i think that this is a situation where again just like 2008 there was a presidential candidate who really was interested in moving toward a moderate for the vice presidential pick and ended up going back to the base when they actually made the selection. >> so what changed in mr. romney's mind if this flirtation, that fascination or whatever it was with governor christie cooled. what changed? >> if only i could get into mitt romney's mind to know exactly what was going on there at the time. unfortunately, i don't have that power. it would be a great power particularly for predict being the stock market. but i think wh
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 1:00pm EST
sue herera, along with my partner tyler mathisen. john harwood and eamon javers are in washington as we countdown to the president's statement in a few minutes. we're hearing that the white house has invited congressional leaders for a meeting at the white house next week on the fiscal cliff. that seems to mean, john, to me anyway, a little bit of progress. what type of tone do you expect, john, the president to take in this next address? >> sue, i expect him to be conciliatory and reaching out to republicans the way john boehner has tried to strike that mode on capitol hill. two different white house specialists just told me the president will walk out here and announce he's invited the bipartisan leadership of congress to the white house next week to begin talks on the fiscal cliff. i have to think there is a possibility that they can really make some headway, if not solve the problem before the end of the year. at least get started on a solution when you have john boehner talking about raising revenue, not just revenue from growth but revenue from actually raising more money from
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
possibility of higher taxes ahead. our washington correspondent, john harwood, is here with the very latest. hi, john. >> reporter: hi, tyler. you know, everybody is staking out public positions and trying to drive public opinion their way. the president's been doing that all week. he is doing that with his meeting at 2:30 this afternoon with small business leaders from around the country. he is later going to travel to pennsylvania to make his case publicly, part of what he is saying is that if you adopt his plan on the extension of the bush tax cuts that is for the middle class and not for people at the top that almost every small business owner is going to get a tax cut as a result of that. and republicans are staking out their own position that tax revenue can go up but not tax rates. once they get into the room and the hard bargaining which of the positions ultimately falls away. the signs remain positive, tyler, we will get a deal by the end of the year. >> the president just half of the equation. congress is the other half. and many of those members, all in the house, are
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 1:00pm EST
begins now. >>> good afternoon, everybody. at a time when washington is wringing its hands and trying to wring every last dollar out of the budget to avoid the fiscal cliff, a new report within the last few hours on the millions the government is wasting. and this one will leave you shaking your head. >>> this hour, the president tours the disaster area from hurricane sandy. first from the air, then on foot. the first numbers are out now on how sandy is already taking a bite out of the economy. >>> and, we move to real estate. how real is the recovery? ben bernanke set to speak about housing and mortgages in just a few minutes and what he says could move the markets. >>> but first, let's head out to chicago where sue can be found at a major investor summit in the windy city. sue? >> indeed, i am in the beautiful windy city, ty. this is the schwab impact conference. welcome to the biggest convention center in the united states and it is chock-full with some of the top investment advisors out there. we're going to be talking to a number of them. we have a terrific hour planned here from
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 1:00pm EST
the fiscal cliff ticks away. your money is literally being held hostage by washington's inability to make a deal. labor leaders invited to the white house, meeting with the president since late this morning. we are keeping track of that for us here the list. several leaders from the american labor movement getting first-person attention from the president today, including richard trumka from the afl-cio, amidst many others. tomorrow, you should know that the president will meet with 12 ceos. that list includes frequent cnbc guest david poe day and president and ceo of honey w he has been on power lunch a number of times. on the list, jeff immelt of ge and ford's alan mulally. it is quite a list, ty, and we are the show leading up to that very important meeting tomorrow. so you don't want to miss it. >> sue, indeed we are. we are having our own very important meeting right now with representative gregory meeks, a democrat from new york city. mr. meeks, welcome and congratulations on your re-election. >> thank you, tyler. good being with you. >> let's talk about the fiscal cliff a litt
CNBC
Nov 20, 2012 1:00pm EST
sfwhig that is going to depend on what happens in washington. interesting that steve said that he thought that bernanke gave a doomy assessment. i actually think bernanke was very realistic, saying listen, this is the way it is going to be. you can't make it be optimistic when itville not optimistic as far as d.c. not really carrying on and doing the job. >> your point, when we were chatting earlier, let's say they get the fiscal cliff resolved, in the meantime, companies have already been act. they have done discounting in the worse case. >> what is bernanke going to be able to do, go over and enter a recession, which he said, most people going there is he going to be able to prevent the depth of it? is the fed going to be able to throw so much more money at it to prevent it from being a really bad recession or a shallow recession? i think that's what we have to wait and see. >> already used so many tools. thank you, kenny. kenny polcari back on the set with us. >>> david faber breaking a huge story on "squawk box." hewlett-packard admitting that a british company called auto any brought
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